USPTO Rejects Apple Patent In Samsung IP Row

Law360, New York (December 19, 2012, 7:24 PM ET) -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected all claims of an Apple Inc. patent relating to scrolling technology on a touch screen, according to a court filing Wednesday by adversary Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., which has been seeking a new trial in the companies' patent war.

In a filing in California federal court, Samsung said that the PTO had rejected all claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,844,915, named Application Programming Interfaces for Scrolling Operations, including the one at dispute. The PTO rejected all 21 claims...
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